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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 49%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' North, Longitude: 53° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.79 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.7"952.19 miwest0° 05' 25.5"6.22 misouth952.46 mi
24 hours11° 37' 06.4"762.27 mieast2° 34' 52.0"177.50 misouth787.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Mon 5:34 AM875 km544 miles473 nmWest W
BridgetownMon 5:34 AM878 km546 miles474 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreMon 5:34 AM879 km546 miles475 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 5:34 AM887 km551 miles479 nmWest W
RoseauMon 5:34 AM901 km560 miles487 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 5:34 AM906 km563 miles489 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 5:34 AM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 5:34 AM931 km579 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesMon 5:34 AM932 km579 miles503 nmWest W
Vieux FortMon 5:34 AM947 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW
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